Water, a most precious gift 💧

Author: Clare Welfare We are currently experiencing one of the hottest spells of weather across Europe and with the temperature gauge recording unprecedented levels of heat in the UK, we are told this is the shape of things to come due to global warming. At a time like this our natural reaction is to perhapsContinue reading “Water, a most precious gift 💧”

WH&T to Read

I receive a lot of useful information in my email inbox as a subscriber to the various green sites & organisations. Unfortunately some ‘green’ retailers are so keen to sell their products that I have to unsubscribe before I’m tempted into buying something I’ve previously done without. If their product & processes are green, IContinue reading “WH&T to Read”

It doesn’t have to cost the Earth

We hope you had a lovely Easter break. Everyone who completed the Nature Hunt found it an enjoyable, relaxing and rewarding exercise. In fact, one of our members saw something special. Although it was aimed at Easter, the form is still accessible and we’re happy to have more results sent in. A representative of NottsContinue reading “It doesn’t have to cost the Earth”

Happy Easter

Easter is traditionally a time to think of renewal or rebirth and in our group that encourages us to think about the connection to recycling and nature.  The group are finding out a lot about recycling. There are many items that currently go in waste bins that could be recycled if separated from general waste;Continue reading “Happy Easter”

Myth Busters: Fairtrade Products

By Katerina Pickup Welcome to our new Myth Busters blog series! There are often misconceptions around sustainability issues and I find it eye-opening to keep learning new facts which help me understand our environment and what we can do to live in a more sustainable way. The Fairtrade Festival is coming to an end todayContinue reading “Myth Busters: Fairtrade Products”

The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for

The writer Ernest Hemingway is known for his economical and understated style. Taken out of context he echoes what we are feeling in wanting to be green. However, in fact, his emphasis is about fighting.  I researched fighting in the dictionary and the majority of the definitions sounded aggressive or us versus them; A battleContinue reading “The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for”